Navigation and Inspection Circular (US Coast Guard)

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Water of sufficient depth to allow a boat to travel through it.

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Those parts of the ship's navigating bridge extending towards the ship's sides.

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The bridge used for taking observations, or directing the handling of the ship.

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Required lights on a boat help others determine its course, position and what it is doing. Boats underway should have a red light visible from its port bow, a green light on the starboard bow and a white light at its stern. Other lights are required for v ...

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Any object that a navigator may use to find his position, such as permanent land or sea markers, buoys, radiobeacons, and lighthouses.

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The officer on board responsible for the navigation of the ship.

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Naval Sea System Command

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NBS

National Bureau of Standards (see NIST

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National Boating Safety Advisory Council

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NC

1.Non Conformance.2.Numerically Controlled.3.Non-Continuous liner on tailshaft

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NCB

National Cargo Bureau

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National Centers for Environmental Prediction. Central computer and communications facility of the National Weather Service; located in Washington, DC.

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NCP

National oil and hazardous substances pollution Contigency Plan.

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NDE

Nondestructive Evaluation.

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NDE

What is NDE? Nondestructive evaluation (NDE) is a term that is often used interchangeably with NDT.However, technically, NDE is used to describe measurements that are more quantitative innature. For example, an NDE method would not only locate a defect, b ...

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National Defense Reserve Fleet

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NDT

What is NDT ? The field of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) is a very broad,interdisciplinary field that plays a critical role in assuring that structural components and systems perform their function in are liable and cost effective fashion. NDT technicians ...

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The tide with the least variation in water level, occurring when the moon is one quarter and three quarters full. The lowest high tide and the highest low tide occur at neap tide. The opposite is the spring tide.

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NEC

National Economic Council

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